eRobertParker.com #208 Aug 2013 Neal Martin 94 Drink: 2015-2030
The 2011 Batard-Montrachet Grand Cru has a fabulous bouquet that is beautifully defined with hints of melted butter and almond flakes. The palate is fresh and crisp on the entry with lime zest and citrus peel. It is wonderfully focused with a precise, tender, mineral-rich finish. This sophisticated Batard should age with panache over the next two decades. Drink 2015-2030+
burghound.com:Score: 92-95 Tasted: Jun 11, 2013 Drink: 2021+ Issue: 51
Tasting note: Here there is an interesting nose of both white and yellow orchard fruit aromas along with a broad range of floral and spice elements. There is seriously good mid-palate density to the big-bodied and overtly powerful flavors that possess stunning punch on the very dry and hugely long finish where the only slight nit is a hint of warmth. This is an impressive effort that will require at least a decade to fully mature.